The Confucius Institute of the State of Washington is pleased to support our visiting and local Chinese teachers to bring Lunar New Year Celebrations to their schools and classrooms.

Here are a few highlights from 2018:

Credit: Yinsheng Gu, Guest Teacher at Geneva Elementary

Students at Geneva Elementary School learn the dragon dance, a traditional Chinese celebration.

 

Credit: Yinsheng Gu, Guest Teacher at Geneva Elementary School

Students at Geneva Elementary School learn paper cutting, a traditional Chinese celebration.

 

3D print in collaboration with the Franklin High School library.

 

Students from Lincoln High School in Tacoma preparing dumplings, a favorite festive food in China.

 

Students from Lincoln High School in Tacoma enjoying dumplings, a favorite festive food in China.

 

Lunar New Year Celebration at the Wing Luke Museum.

 

Lunar New Year Lion Dance at the Wing Luke Museum.

 

Lunar New Year Celebration at the Wing Luke Museum.

 

New Year Celebration at Cleveland High School.

 

Lion Dance at Cleveland High School.

 

Lion Dance at Cleveland High School.

 

Students at Mercer Middle School received red envelopes, chopsticks, and chocolate coins to celebrate Lunar New Year.

 

Students at Mercer Middle School preparing dumplings to celebrate the Lunar New Year.

 

Students at Mercer Middle School preparing decorations to celebrate the Lunar New Year.

 

Students at Mercer Middle School celebrating Lunar New Year.

 

Beacon Hill Elementary School students celebrating Lunar New Year.

 

Students at Beacon Hill Elementary School celebrated the Lunar New Year during the morning assembly.

 

Students at Beacon Hill Elementary School celebrated the Lunar New Year during the morning assembly.

 

Students at Beacon Hill Elementary School celebrated the Lunar New Year during the morning assembly.

 

Happy New Year from Beacon Hill Elementary School!

 

Decorative dragon on stage at Pathfinder K-8.

 

Students at Pathfinder K-8 celebrating Lunar New Year.

 

Students at Pathfinder K-8 celebrating Lunar New Year.

 

Students at Pathfinder K-8 celebrating Lunar New Year.

 

Students at West Seattle High School writing New Year scrolls.

 

Students at West Seattle High School creating paper crafts.

 

Students at West Seattle High School making green onion pancakes to celebrate the Lunar New Year.

 

Student at West Seattle High School making dumplings to celebrate the Lunar New Year.

 

Students at West Seattle High School enjoying a potluck.